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ArchitectsThe Houston Forward Times received a letter (VIEW LETTER) from the Houston chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (HNOMA) dated May 27th, addressed to Houston Independent School District (HISD) Superintendent Dr. Terry Grier, the HISD administration, board members, and several other community leaders, accusing HISD of purposely bypassing qualified Houston based African-American architecture firms in their selections for the 2012 Bond.

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Susan_RicePresident Obama on June 5 named “trusted adviser” Susan Rice as his national security adviser, defying Republican critics who had decried her handling of the attack on a U.S. embassy in Libya, that left four Americans dead. Rice will replace Tom Donilon, who retires July 1;

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Khanay_TurnerThe Delta Research and Educational Foundation (The Delta Foundation) has awarded its 2013 Stephanie Tubbs Jones Summer Internship to Khanay Turner, a junior at Prairie View A&M University in Texas. Turner, the second recipient of the coveted   STJ Internship was selected following a highly competitive selection process.

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JBI love good movies and TV shows. But you know what’s even better to me than just watching a good movie or TV show? It’s watching a good movie or TV show that not only has great acting, but one that has a great plot. I am a huge fan of psychological thrillers and dramas.

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Heed_the_Message_Madam_CJ_WalkerYou would think that since the end of slavery and through the ensuing years Black people in this country would be further along in our economic evolution than we are today.

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Gambling_on_GamblingGambling and gambling-related problems are common among all racial and ethnic groups, but there’s evidence that African Americans are more likely to experience more serious gambling-related troubles than White Americans.

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NAACP“This is a great step for Virginia and we look forward to working with the Commonwealth …on expanding the vote,”stated Benjamin Todd Jealous, national president and CEO of the NAACP. “Anyone who has made a mistake, done their time and paid their debt to society should be able to join their neighbors at the voting booth.”

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